About Lemecia Lindsey
Lemecia Lindsey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a trauma specialist, advocate for survivors, heart healer, and companion on your journey to wellness.
February 9, 2018

How to Restore Your Marriage by Understanding Your Attachment Style

Most parents do the best they can in their parenting abilities and styles. Most parents love their children and want to provide them with the best childhood they can. Many parents strive to be better parents then their parents were to them. Some lucky ones even try hard to be as great of a parent […]

January 12, 2018

An EMDR Trauma Therapists Guide to Self Care

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete- The Buddha Self care is an act of love and compassion for oneself and it comes in many different forms. We can nourish our mind, body and spirit in the following ways: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, cultural, relational, recreational and vocational. Self care helps […]

January 8, 2018

Clean Out Your Trauma Closet-Do a Life Review with EMDR Therapy

Each year brings opportunities for new beginnings. When a new year begins many people see it as a way of starting fresh or starting over, a time of renewal, making resolutions or setting goals, or picking a word that symbolizes their intention for how they want to live in the coming year. A new year […]

December 18, 2017

How to Reduce Trauma with Mindfulness and EMDR Therapy

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness means to “Pay attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally”- Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness has been used for thousands of years in the East. With its growing popularity in the West, neuroscience research is reporting the positive effects of mindfulness on the brain. Research shows that […]

September 23, 2017

Make Peace with Your Past- The Effects of Your Childhood on Your Health

There is a link between childhood adversity and adult illnesses and disease and we now have research to prove it. The ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) study is one of the largest scientific research studies of its kind, with over 17,000 mostly middle income Americans participating. The focus was to analyze the relationship between childhood trauma […]

August 19, 2017

Can Gratitude Help You Heal from Trauma?

Gratitude is a funny thing. It doesn’t always come easy for survivors of trauma and abuse. Gratitude is defined as a positive experience of thankfulness. Some people actually wonder why they don’t feel more gratitude after surviving a life threatening event such as a plane accident or being a victim of a crime. Sometime their […]

May 20, 2017

6 Tips for Better Sleep Routines to Reduce Trauma and Improve Mood

You probably have heard the saying that we are “creatures of habit”.  Our bodies crave routines and thrive off of rituals. Sleep is one of the most  crucial ways that our body recovers from stress and trauma. A good night’s sleep can positively affect our mood. People who have experienced trauma or PTSD commonly have […]

May 14, 2017

Restoring Wellness After Trauma With EMDR Therapy and Holistic Treatments

Trauma can rob ones sense of safety, joy and connection to themselves and the world around them. Restoring wellness after trauma can give a person a greater appreciation for life, connection to others, compassion to self and others and gratitude for meaningful life experiences. The road to recovery from trauma and chronic stress can be […]

May 14, 2017

The Power of Play for Trauma Survivors

Play is a powerful and natural part of life and an important part of person’s well being. Research shows not only the importance of play for children but for adults as well. Play is one of the earliest ways that we learn to engage with each other. When a child or adult is able to […]